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Some people like working in javascript, or it's just what they know. I would agree, though, that it's hard to make an argument for JS in that context on its technical merit. Even with the power and universality of a browser rendering engine, I think JS on the desktop is a disappointingly hacky way to avoid investment in purpose built cross platform UI toolkits. (Either building better ones or hiring people who know how to use existing ones.)



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